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Voluntarism and new forms of governance in rural communities

Bill Edwards and Michael Woods

in Landscapes of voluntarism: New spaces of health, welfare and governance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346322
eISBN:
9781447302650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346322.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter investigates the roles of voluntary and community organisations' (VCO) s in working alongside formal institutions of local government in community governance. It analyses the enrolment ... More


Good Governance as Metaphor for Development

Oche Onazi

in Human Rights from Community: A Rights-Based Approach to Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748654673
eISBN:
9780748693870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654673.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an analysis of the concept of good governance – the concept that influences the market-based human rights approach. It explains what the concept really entails, including how it ... More


Helping Communities Design Governance Structures: The Technical Assistance Center Approach

Larry M. Gant

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter reviews the bylaws written by six community governance boards taking part in Good Neighborhoods, a comprehensive community initiative concerned with improving the health and ... More


Introduction

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

in Neighbourhood planning: Communities, networks and governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300069
eISBN:
9781447307648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter introduces the aims of the book, which are to understand ‘governance’ structures within communities and examine how connected parish councils have been to wider interests; to examine ... More


Policing and community safety in residential areas: the mixed economy of visible patrols

Crawford Adam

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter tries to connect housing to an increasingly mixed economy of policing where the demand for security patrols in residential areas is delivered through different forms of neighbourhood ... More


Gated communities: a response to, or remedy for, anti-social behaviour?

Blandy Sarah

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the themes of devolved community governance and privatised security that occur across the housing tenures. It considers such residential developments as illustrating the move ... More


Conclusion

Luis Daniel Gascón and Aaron Roussell

in The Limits of Community Policing: Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871209
eISBN:
9781479870318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871209.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter opens with the CPAB asking to be a part of the investigation into the Dorner incident but being denied that ability given LAPD’s existing (internal) review structure. Using this scene, ... More


Sadkah Houssin’s Struggle for Control over the Baghdad Community

Yaron Harel

in Intrigue and Revolution: Chief Rabbis in Aleppo, Baghdad, and Damascus, 1774-1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113874
eISBN:
9781800340237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113874.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the struggle between the nasi (president) of the Jewish community of Baghdad — a figure of the old order who joined with the local Torah scholars in order to create a united ... More


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